Mushroom Observer
Catalog #: MUOB 108444
Taxon: Russula fragrantissima Romagn.
Family: Russulaceae
Collector: Linas Kudzma   MUOB 108444   
Date: 2012-08-17
Verbatim Date: 2012-8-17
Locality: United States, New Jersey, High Bridge, Ken Lockwood Gorge WMA
40.6889  -74.8796
Description: Original observation #108444 (Mushroom Observer)
Occurrence Remarks: Large pale-tan capped Russula. Cap viscid/sticky when wet. Collected in mixed deciduous woods, with no obvious tree association. Pleasant almond smell and mild taste. Spore print is color B-C (cream) according to the Kibby-Fatto scale. Amyloid globose to subglobose spores with sharp spines (up to 1 micron tall) with some connectivity between spines. 20 spore average of 7.1 x 6.2 microns, Qm = 1.14.
Disposition: vouchered
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Rights Holder: MO Observers
Record Id: 7ef5210b-5721-4c72-ba19-566c09cbd23e
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Nathan Wilson (
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